Articles about Eugenics

Eugenics is a set of beliefs and practices designed to improve the genetic quality of humanity by excluding people judged to be inferior, and promoting those judged to be superior.

Eugenics has been condemned by most in modern society, yet the ideas and practices of eugenics persist, and retain much influence.

Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin has a son with Down's Syndrome. Why is it a big deal? Simple: most women in the developed world undergo testing to see if their baby will have Down's Syndrome, and an estimated 90% of all babies so diagnosed are aborted.

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